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Belgium


Belgique (fr) | Belgien (de) | Bélgica (es) | Belgio (it) | België (du) | Bélgica (pt)


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USEFUL INFORMATION
GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE
TIMEZONE
LGBTQ+ RELATED
TRAVEL RELATED
KEY INFORMATION

LGBTQ+ Equality Index  


Equality Index - Very High
Very High



LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.305.4 thousand



LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$6.7 billion



Region

Western Europe (Europe)



Capital


Brussels

Bruxelles (fr) | Brüssel (de) | Bruselas (es) | Bruxelles (it) | Brussel (du) | Bruxelas (pt)

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USEFUL INFORMATION


Dialling Codes
Telephone Dialling Code  

+32



Internet Suffix  

.be



Electricity  

230 volts

50 hertz




C | E


Languages
Language(s)  

Dutch, French, German



Currency  

NAME:


Euro


SYM:




DIVISION:


100 cents




POLICE:


politie (dutch) | police (french) | polizei (german)

FIRE:


brand (dutch) | feu (french) | feuer (german)

AMBULANCE:


ambulance (dutch) | ambulance (french) | krankenwagen (german)

HELP:

helpen (dutch) | aidez-moi (french) | hilfe (german)



Member/Associate of an Economic/Security Group

United Nations

Organisation des Nations unies (ONU) (fr) | Vereinte Nationen (VN) (de) | Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) (es) | Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU) (it) | Verenigde Naties (VN) (du) | Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU) (pt)

European Union (EU)

Union européenne (UE) (fr) | Europäische Union (EU) (de) | Unión Europea (UE) (es) | Unione europea (UE) (it) | Europese Unie (EU) (du) | União Europeia (UE) (pt)




GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE

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Capital

Brussels

Bruxelles (fr) | Brüssel (de) | Bruselas (es) | Bruxelles (it) | Brussel (du) | Bruxelas (pt)

Region

Western Europe

Continent

Europe

Hemisphere

Northern

Surrounding Ocean(s)

Atlantic Ocean

Area (sq km)

30,510


Weather -Brussels

(Climate Location)

Temperature Scale
Weather - Months
Monthly Average Temperatures



M1M2M3M4M5M6
HIGH6.2°C | 43.1°F6.9°C | 44.4°F11°C | 51.8°F15.3°C | 59.5°F18.5°C | 65.3°F21.6°C | 70.8°F
LOW1.5°C | 34.7°F1.6°C | 34.9°F3.5°C | 38.3°F6.2°C | 43.2°F9.4°C | 48.9°F12.6°C | 54.7°F

M7M8M9M10M11M12
HIGH23.3°C | 74°F22.6°C | 72.7°F19.9°C | 67.8°F15.2°C | 59.3°F10.3°C | 50.5°F6.7°C | 44.1°F
LOW14.6°C | 58.2°F14.1°C | 57.4°F11.7°C | 53°F8.6°C | 47.5°F5.2°C | 41.4°F2.4°C | 36.3°F


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages.The abbreviations (M1, M2,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)


Seasons
Spring
M03-M05

Summer
M6-M08

Autumn
M09-M11

Winter
M11-M02


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages (see above).
The abbreviations (M01, M02,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)



TIMEZONE


Timezone
Timezone  

UTC+1 (Europe/Brussels)

Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

Yes


Daylight Savings Time

(Start-End -dd/mm/yyyy)

2019
FROM
31/03/2019
TO
27/10/2019

2020
FROM
29/03/2020
TO
25/10/2020

2021
FROM
28/03/2021
TO
31/10/2021



LGBTQ+ RELATED

Community


LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.305.4 thousand

LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$6.7 billion

Lesbian (L):

lesbienne (dutch) | lesbienne (french) | lesben (german)

Gay (G):

homoseksueel (dutch) | gay (french) | schwul (german)

Bisexual (B):

biseksueel (dutch) | bisexuel (french) | bisexuell (german)

Transgender (T):

transgender (dutch) | transgenres (french) | transgender (german)

Questioning (Q):

ter discussie stellen (dutch) | interrogation (french) | befragung (german)



LGBTQ+ Equality Index

Equality Index - Very High
Very High

LGBTQ+ Illegal  

No

Anti-discrimination laws in place  

Yes (extensive)

Same-sex unions recognised  

Yes

Same-sex marriage allowed  

Yes



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TRAVEL RELATED

Airports
Total number of airports  

52

Total number of heliports  

62

Total number of seaplane bases  

1


Driving - which side  

Right

Driving - Side
International driving licence required  

Required

Main International Airports

(with three-word locations)

AIRPORT NAMEAIRPORT CODECITY/LOCALITYWHAT3WORDS
Antwerp International AirportANR (iata) | EBAW (icao)Antwerp/// declares.under.begins
Brussels AirportBRU (iata) | EBBR (icao)Brussels/// spoiler.cherry.tornado
Liège AirportLGG (iata) | EBLG (icao)Liege/// catacomb.culminates.newlywed




KEY INFORMATION



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Region

Western Europe
Continent

Europe


Telephone Dialling Code  

+32
Language(s)  

Dutch, French, German


Electricity  

230 volts | 50 hertz


Currency  

Euro
Currency - smallest denomination  

100 cents


Timezone  

UTC+1 (Europe/Brussels)
Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

Yes


Total number of airports  

52
Driving - which side  

Right



POLICE:

112

politie (dutch) | police (french) | polizei (german)



AMBULANCE:

112

ambulance (dutch) | ambulance (french) | krankenwagen (german)
FIRE:

112

brand (dutch) | feu (french) | feuer (german)



HELP:

helpen (dutch) | aidez-moi (french) | hilfe (german)




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